Posts tagged "review"
A Mime, 30 Years in the Making

A Mime, 30 Years in the Making

Shruti Devgan reviews the play "Kultar's Mime" about the 1984 massacre of Sikhs in India.
Review: Stringer: A Reporter's Journey in the Congo

Review: Stringer: A Reporter’s Journey in the Congo

Jared Malsin reviews  Stringer: A Reporter's Journey in the Congo by Anjan Sundaram.
Review: Season of the Witch

Review: Season of the Witch

Don Jolly reviews Peter Bebergal's new book, Season of the Witch.
Review: Worlds Without End: The Many Lives of the Multiverse

Review: Worlds Without End: The Many Lives of the Multiverse

Patrick Blanchfield reviews Mary-Jane Rubenstein's new book, Worlds Without End.
The Postmodern Gospel: A theologian uses two exemplars of postmodernity to argue against capitalism

The Postmodern Gospel: A theologian uses two exemplars of postmodernity to argue against capitalism

A theologian uses two exemplars of postmodernity to argue against capitalism. By Fred Folmer.

High Lonesome Gospel

17 August 2005 Raw-skinned and born again. By Jeff Sharlet Excerpted from Oxford American’s annual Southern music issue Let’s look at the facts about Al Green. Or rather, the fact, the biographical detail he does not discuss, the moment around which the whole story turns: around 4 a.m., October 17, 1974, when the last, great, sweet falsetto soul singer of...

Trust vs. Love: A Study of Faith-Based Initiatives

19 June 2005 Saving America? Faith-Based Services and the Future of Civil Society / By Robert Wuthnow reviewed by Scott Korb Robert Wuthnow, a sociologist at Princeton’s Center for Religious Studies, believes very strongly that, when it comes to faith-based services in this country, journalists and policy makers just don’t get it. His new book, Saving America? Faith-Based...

The Runaway Bestseller You’ll Never Read

11 June 2005 God’s Politics: Why the Right Gets It Wrong, and the Left Doesn’t Get It / By Jim Wallis reviewed by Leora Bersohn We have no proof as to what the most unread book of the last twenty years may be, but we can certainly hazard a guess: A Brief History of Time has long been...

The Capitalist Spirit

20 January 2005 The new New Age in the era of globalization. By Jeff Sharlet I first met Bhakti Sondra Shaye, née Shaivitz, B.A., M.A., J.D., guide, teacher, and adept member of the Great White Universal Brotherhood and Sisterhood of Light, ritual master in the High Council of Gor, universal Kabbalist, Reiki master, and metaphysician,...